Couchsurfing is not a dating app. Is an app to meet like-minded travelers that are willing to help you to find your way around a new city or culture. They become ambassadors of that certain place you're visiting, whether you are surfing their couch or not. As everything in life, Couchsurfing definitely has a catch. Couchsurfing is all about getting connected and getting closer to that new culture you are experiencing.
14 People Describe Their Creepy Couch Surfing Stories
Attack horror: Abdelali Nachet allegedly raped a tourist twice during a 'degrading and humiliating' ordeal that lasted throughout the night. A woman of 29 was raped by a man who offered her free accommodation through a website aimed at helping travellers, a court has heard. She arranged to stay with Abdelali Nachet through CouchSurfing.
This article was co-authored by Neal Gorenflo, MA. Neal Gorenflo is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of Shareable, a nonprofit news outlet that covers the latest innovations in resource sharing, economics, and the future of work and cities. He has more than 10 years of experience as an entrepreneur, market researcher, stock analyst, and as Fortune strategist. This article has been viewed 43, times. Couchsurfing can be a wonderful way to meet new people and to travel on a modest budget.